St. Landry

Jan 12, 2014 9:30 PM by katc

Four Arrests in Investigations in Opelousas Thanks to Social Media

The Opelousas Police Department's Crime Suppression Team (CST) took to the streets this week in light of the recent shooting that left 1 man dead, another arrested, and the threat of retaliation by family members.

Over the past 3 nights the CST has stopped and interviewed 45 individuals, made 6 arrest, issued a total 10 summons ((5-poss of marijuana, 4 traffic violations, and 1 obscenity charge). Officers seized 3 handguns (45 cal semi -auto, a 9mm semi-auto with 30 round magazine, and a 22cal).

Arrested were:

19 year old Nakia Romar of 819 e Blanchard St Opel. La.
No Drivers License, Resisting an Officer, Poss. of Sched I (Marijuana), Illegal Poss of CDS in the presence of a Firearm

17 year old Javanta Thibodeaux of 425 Carrier St Opel. La.
Poss. of Stolen Firearm, Poss. of a Firearm in a Firearm Free Zone, Illegal Carrying of a Firearm.

19 year old Donnie Sam of 228 Lombard St Opel. La.
Obstruction of Justice, Poss of a Firearm in a Firearm Free Zone, Violation of Drug Free Zone

29 year old Marvin LeDay 1215 Montreal St Opel. La
Poss. With the Intent to Dist. Schedule I Drug
Transactions involving Proceeds from Drug Sales

18 year old Lydell Rubin Jr of 819 S Railroad Ave Opel. La.
Illegal Carrying of a Weapon
Resisting an Officer

29 year old Quint Carrier of 2516 W Landry St Opel. La.
Failure to Signal
Poss. of Schedule I Drug
Felon in Poss. of a Firearm

Opelousas Police say social media is being used to express the desire to seek revenge. Police say they are warning those who are to stop immediately. Opelousas Police has and will continue to monitor social media and arrest the individual(s) responsible.


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